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Exploring Atheism, Secularism, Humanism as well as Logic, Reason and Skepticism In Today's World
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The Inconvenient Truth (About God)

The Inconvenient Truth (About God) | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

99.99% of scientific experiments and results have had no relation, or bias, towards the question of any god's existence.

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Extraordinary Claims Really Do Require Extraordinary Evidence | Foxhole Atheism

Bayes's Theorem conclusively shows that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
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'You just don't understand my religion' is not good enough

'You just don't understand my religion' is not good enough | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Too often, faith is mysterious only selectively. When questions get tough, a god can disappear in a puff of ineffability

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Where’s The Evidence? | Philosophy Now

Where’s The Evidence? | Philosophy Now | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Michael Antony argues that the New Atheists miss the mark.

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martinpribble's comment, October 20, 2011 2:29 AM
Well I see this argument misses the mark somewhat, basically claiming atheism is a religion, even though he admits it's not. I am starting to agree with Stephen Hawking "Philosophy is dead."
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The Ten Marks of a Deluded Person | Debunking Christianity

The Ten Marks of a Deluded Person | Debunking Christianity | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Below in no particular order are what I consider the ten marks (or characteristics) of a deluded person. I think even educated Christians will agree with most of them. You might want to consider from this checklist how many of them apply to you. To the degree that more of them apply then the more likely you are deluded by your faith. Now it’s quite possible that Christians can be deluded and yet their faith is true, in the same sense that a person might be brainwashed or indoctrinated into believing the truth. But the point is that if you’re deluded then you have no reason to believe.

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There is a Dragon in my Garage

The following is an excerpt from "The Demon-Haunted World: Science As A Candle In the Dark" by Carl Sagan, a Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author. The "Dragon" is a metaphor for God.

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Proof Prayer Doesn't Work - A Double-Blind Scientific Study

"The Templeton Foundation, a christian organization, in 2006, set out to prove that prayer works, with a massive study that ended up costing over 2.4 million dollars. 1,802 patients at 6 different hospitals were organized into the study. They'd all received heart bypass surgery so that there would be as much similarity as possible. Here are the results:"

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